A REVIEW OF THE MANAGEMENT OF TYPE 2 DIABETIC PATIENTS AT LERATONG HOSPITAL, 2010

Ukulu Owanga, Andrew Ross

Abstract


·         The aim of this study will be to review the management of Type 2 diabetic patients.

·          The study will be descriptive and retrospective.

·         The audits of medical records will be used to assess adherence to guidelines for diabetes care, adapted from the clinical practice guidelines of the SEMDSA 

·         Missing data and lack of standardisation may constitute important sources of limitation.

·         Ethics approval for this study will be obtained from the UKZN Research Ethics Committee and permission to use information from clinical records will be obtained from the Chief Executive Officer of Leratong Hospital and at Gauteng Health Department